Washington, DC Office

Washington, DC office

About Our DC Office

The Washington, DC office of Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP is located in the District’s Eastern Market neighborhood. Our attorneys in our Washington, DC office work together with the experienced attorneys in our New YorkSan FranciscoSan Diego, Nashville, and Baltimore offices.

DC Partners

The DC office is managed by Vince McKnight, Co-Chair of the Firm’s Whistleblower and Fraud Practice. McKnight and Of Counsel Altomease Kennedy have recovered millions of dollars for whistleblowers under the False Claims Act. Their cases have related to Medicare and Medicaid fraud, off-label marketing schemes, anti-kickback violations, Best Price Clause abuses, and Trade Agreements Act infringements.

Partner Kate Mueting is currently Lead Counsel in Kassman et. al. v. KPMG, a class action on behalf of women working as Associates up through Managing Directors at a Big Four accounting firm, KPMG. Ms. Mueting also spends significant time representing executives and attorneys in private negotiations and public litigation.

DC Senior Attorneys

The DC Office benefits from the contributions of five excellent senior attorneys: Grant MorrisThomas Henderson , John McKnightSaba Bireda, and Christine Dunn.

Mr. Morris has served as Class Counsel in scores of discrimination, wage and hour, and False Claims Act cases in more than 20 jurisdictions around the country. Over the past ten years, he has helped to recover hundreds of millions of dollars for his clients and for the United States government.

Mr. Henderson has more than 35 years of experience litigating individual and class action cases related to employment, housing, consumers, environmental law, education policy, and voting cases. He has briefed and argued appeals throughout the United States, including at the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mr. McKnight is experienced in the representation of clients in qui tam lawsuits under the U.S. False Claims Act and works on sealed and unsealed qui tam whistleblower cases involving fraud against the federal and state governments.

Ms. Bireda represents employees in individual and class actions involving race, gender, and pregnancy discrimination. She has written and spoken on a variety of topics related to civil rights and education.

Ms. Dunn’s practice involves a range of matters including whistleblower/qui tam cases and employment discrimination actions.

Our Washington, DC Team

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